Bridget Jones' baby may be a superhero in the making. 

Thanks to a brand new trailer unveiled Tuesday night, it seems the real possible daddies behind the beloved character's mystery love child are Batman and Superman. Played by Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, this year's rival paladins appear in the new clip as Jones struggles to figure out the paternity of her surprise pregnancy.

The third installment of the decades-old romantic comedy brings Oscar winner Renée Zellweger back to the silver screen after a six year hiatus. 

Unfortunately, April Fool's Day has come early as the trailer is just the well-produced hoax of Jimmy Kimmel and his late night team. The host unveiled the faux crossover trailer on his show last night. While our hearts are broken, we must tip our hats to Kimmel's editors who made the trailer look all too real.

Still, we should have known a love triangle between Batman, Superman and the woman who accidentally coated her entire face in red blush could only be reserved for our deepest fantasies.  

Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Bridget Jones's Baby


Not that Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey are shabby options. The former Grey's Anatomy star is thrilled to join the famous franchise.

"Nice to be working in England. Renee and Colin are an absolute joy to work with!" Dempsey wrote on his Instagram account in late September. 

Interestingly, neither Firth, the man behind Jones' former love Mark Darcy,  nor Dempsey, who portrays newcomer Jack Qwant, know who actually fathered Jones' baby. 

"It's kind of brilliant," Renée told the the Sunday Express. "None of the cast knows who fathered Bridget's baby or who she'll choose as her beau. The plan is to keep us all in the dark, right up to the premiere."

It looks like Firth, Dempsey, Zellweger and the rest of the world will have to just wait patiently until Sept. 16. 

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